Tools for Practice

Our clinical team has identified protocols, advanced practices, and assessment and evaluation tools to help support your practice.

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99 Common Questions (And More) About Hospice Palliative Care: A Nurses Handbook, 4th ed.
This handbook was written to enhance the professional caregiver’s capacity and confidence in offering hospice palliative... read more...
B.C. Inter-professional Palliative Symptom Management Guidelines
These best practice guidelines are a result of a collaboration of the following organizations:   The BC Centre for Palliative... read more...
Cancer Information and Support Service
This  national, bilingual, toll-free service is provided by the Canadian Cancer Society for patients, families and health... read more...
Cannabis for Non-cancer Conditions
Dr. Paul Daeninck provides an overview of the use of cannabis for non-cancer conditions. Dr. Daeninck sits on the Board of... read more...
Care at the Close of Life: Evidence and Experience
As part of the JAMA evidence series, Care at the Close of Life: Evidence and Experience offers evidence-based and clinical... read more...
Care Beyond Cure: Management of Pain and Other Symptoms
Care Beyond Cure (4th ed),  produced by the Medical  Scientific Bookstore and the Canadian Society of Hospital Pharmacists,  presents... read more...
Champlain Region Palliative Sedation Therapy Clinical Practice Guidelines and Protocols
The Champlain Palliative and End‐of‐Life Network provided the mandate to develop the clinical guidelines on Palliative Sedation... read more...
Companion Booklet: Medical Care of the Dying, 4th ed.
This pocket-sized version contains a selection of tables, graphs, and charts from various chapters of the Medical Care of... read more...
Early Palliative Care for Patients with Metastatic Non–Small-Cell Lung Cancer
Study released August 19, 2010 in the New England Journal of Medicine found that palliative care not only improved quality... read more...
End-of-Life Care: A Practical Guide
This book provides clinical guidance for health care providers on various end-of-life symptoms, grief and bereavement, communication,... read more...
NewAccessing cannabis for medical purposes from a licensed producer
Learn how to access cannabis for your medical purposes from licensed producers under the Access to Cannabis for Medical Purposes... read more...
B.C. Inter-professional Palliative Symptom Management Guidelines
These best practice guidelines are a result of a collaboration of the following organizations:   The BC Centre for Palliative... read more...
NewCannabis in Canada
About cannabis, process of legalization, health effects, addiction, medical use, applying for industry licenses, consumer... read more...
Hiccoughs - B.C. Inter-professional Palliative Symptom Management Guidelines
These best practice guidelines are a result of a collaboration of the following organizations:   The BC Centre for Palliative... read more...
Hospice and Palliative Medicine Questions
This video series, Hospice and Palliative Medicine Questions (HPMQ), answers tough questions you may come across while caring... read more...
Marie Curie: Palliative Care Knowledge Zone
This area of the website offers a range of information on palliative, end of life care to support and inform the clinical... read more...
Nursing Care at the End of Life: What Every Clinician Should Know
Nursing Care at the End of Life: What Every Clinician Should Know should be an essential component of basic educational preparation... read more...
Parkinson's disease: Diagnosis and management in primary and secondary care
The NICE clinical guideline on Parkinson's disease discusses recommendations for the diagnosis of Parkinson's disease, medications... read more...
Pruritus - B.C. Inter-professional Palliative Symptom Management Guidelines
These best practice guidelines are a result of a collaboration of the following organizations:   The BC Centre for Palliative... read more...
Sedation for Palliative Purposes – Evidence Informed Practice Tool
This guideline provides recommendations for adult and pediatric clinical practice when Sedation for Palliative Purposes is... read more...